Thanks to popular cities and scenic coastal destinations like Charleston and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has long been a desirable place for active adults to retire. But in recent years, the Northwestern part of the state (known as the Upstate) has also been seeing lots of growth and a rising 55+ population, especially in places like the Greenville-Spartanburg area.
With plenty to see and do as well as easy access to larger cities like Atlanta, Asheville, and Charlotte, the Greenville-Spartanburg area appeals to active adults who want to live near entertainment, cultural amenities, restaurants, and shopping. But this area also helps retirees avoid the congestion and higher prices that often come with bigger cities.
If you’re considering a move to the Upstate, you’re in luck! There are several 55+ communities in the area that offer a variety of home prices, sure to appeal to any lifestyle and budget.
Here are four active adult communities with homes for sale in Spartanburg, SC. Let’s start your search to find the perfect neighborhood:
Low $200s – Mid $200s
Conveniently located in Spartanburg, The Ravines at Woodridge is an age-restricted community with both single-family and attached homes. Residences are available on a resale-only basis. The small neighborhood is made up of only 68 homes and offers potential buyers several floor plans with eight models to choose from.
Plans range from 1,616 to 2,381 square feet and have two to three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Models feature open layouts, Corian countertops, walk-in closets, generously sized master suites, cathedral ceilings, carpeted floors, and private patios.
Along with the variety of floor plans, The Ravines at Woodridge also boasts a homeowners’ association (HOA) that takes care of all landscaping and exterior-home care for residents, making the community appealing to those who prefer a low-maintenance lifestyle.
The neighborhood’s list of amenities includes a clubhouse with a multipurpose room, a library, and an exercise room with both cardiovascular and strength-training equipment. Outdoors, residents have access to a pool and patio area that’s ideal for lounging on warm summer days.
Low $200s – Mid $300s
Olivia Springs is another 55+ community with homes for sale in Spartanburg, SC. The up-and-coming development—built by Ryan Homes—is ideally located within four miles of Downtown Spartanburg and all the city’s amenities.
The community will feature a total of 144 single-family homes upon final completion, and there are currently seven ranch-style models with floor plans that range from 1,153 to 1,694 square feet. Available options have two to three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.
Most homes will have open-concept spaces with large living rooms and great rooms as well as gourmet kitchens with central islands. Homebuyers will also have several different ways to customize their new construction homes by adding features like flex rooms, den areas, walk-out unfinished basements, and covered porches.
Once owners move into their homes, they won’t have to worry about chores like cutting grass, thanks to the Olivia Springs’s HOA, which takes care of all lawn care. Amenities within the community include plenty of parks and greenspaces as well as a barbecue and picnic area where friends can grill out and socialize.
High $100s – Mid $200s
Rounding out the list of 55+ communities with homes for sale in Spartanburg, SC is another up-and-coming community built by Ryan Homes, North Springs. This small, tight-knit community will consist of only 75 new construction, single-family homes upon final completion.
There are four distinct models with floor plans that range from 1,150 to 1,694 square feet. Available plans have between two to three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage.
Layouts will feature spacious kitchens with islands, walk-in closets, and extra storage spaces. Homebuyers will also have the option to expand the square footage of their chosen floor plans and add on features like den areas, covered porches, and private patios.
Amenities within North Springs include plenty of parks and natural space spread throughout the development, plus a dog park that provides the perfect place for pet owners to safely let their four-legged friends roam around outside.
Contact 55places.com to find your perfect community in the Greenville-Spartanburg area.